English grammer plz help me

@hotsatya (240)
India
December 27, 2007 8:59pm CST
Is this sentace is right "I had had my dinner last night before he came" Can we use had had together.
3 responses
@rovian (1928)
• United States
28 Dec 07
You do not use two 'had' next to each other in an English sentence. Only one is needed, so the sentence would be, "I had my dinner last night before he came"
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@chunter (1761)
• Singapore
28 Dec 07
rovian is wrong... I think you can use had had in your sentence http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv343.shtml
@barehugs (8992)
• Canada
28 Dec 07
I'd had my breakfast before he came.
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@slickcut (8141)
• United States
28 Dec 07
Rovian is NOT wrong chunter..One had is sufficent
@slickcut (8141)
• United States
28 Dec 07
No ! One time is enough...You would say it this way.I had my dinner last night before he came...you would not would not want to use had twice in this sentence...